Parallel Verses

Montgomery New Testament

For every one who feeds on milk is inexperienced in the word of righteousness. He is still an infant.

New American Standard Bible

For everyone who partakes only of milk is not accustomed to the word of righteousness, for he is an infant.

King James Version

For every one that useth milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.

Holman Bible

Now everyone who lives on milk is inexperienced with the message about righteousness, because he is an infant.

International Standard Version

For everyone who lives on milk is still a baby and does not yet know the difference between right and wrong.

A Conservative Version

For every man partaking of milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, for he is childlike.

American Standard Version

For every one that partaketh of milk is without experience of the word of righteousness; for he is a babe.

Amplified

For everyone who continues to feed on milk is obviously inexperienced and unskilled in the doctrine of righteousness (of conformity to the divine will in purpose, thought, and action), for he is a mere infant [not able to talk yet]!

An Understandable Version

For everyone who has to drink "milk" is inexperienced in the teaching about righteousness, for he is [still] a [spiritual] baby.

Anderson New Testament

For every one that partakes of milk is unskillful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.

Bible in Basic English

For everyone who takes milk is without experience of the word of righteousness: he is a child.

Common New Testament

for every one who lives on milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, for he is a babe.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now he that is disciplined like a child, is not prepared for the doctrine of justification:

Darby Translation

For every one that partakes of milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, for he is a babe;

Godbey New Testament

For every one partaking of milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness; for he is a babe;

Goodspeed New Testament

For anyone who is limited to milk is unacquainted with Christian teaching, for he is only an infant.

John Wesley New Testament

For every one that useth milk is unexperienced in the word of righteousness; for he is a babe.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For any one that uses milk is not qualified in the word of righteousness, for he is a babe.

Julia Smith Translation

For every one partaking of milk is inexperienced in the word of justice: for he is a child.

King James 2000

For every one that uses milk is unskillful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For everyone who partakes of milk [is] unacquainted with the message of righteousness, because he is an infant.

Modern King James verseion

For everyone partaking of milk is unskillful in the Word of Righteousness, for he is an infant.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For every man that is fed with milk is inexpert in the word of righteousness: For he is but a babe.

Moffatt New Testament

(For anyone who is fed on milk is unskilled in moral truth; he is a mere babe.

NET Bible

For everyone who lives on milk is inexperienced in the message of righteousness, because he is an infant.

New Heart English Bible

For everyone who lives on milk is not experienced in the word of righteousness, for he is a baby.

Noyes New Testament

For every one that feedeth on milk is unacquainted with the word of righteousness; for he is a babe;

Sawyer New Testament

For every one that partakes of milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness, for he is a babe;

The Emphasized Bible

For, every one partaking of milk, is unskilled in discourse of righteousness, for he is, a babe;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For every one who useth milk is inexperienced in the word of righteousness: for he is an infant.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For every one who still has to take 'milk' knows nothing of the Teaching of Righteousness; he is a mere infant.

Webster

For every one that useth milk, is unskillful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.

Weymouth New Testament

By people who live on milk I mean those who are imperfectly acquainted with the teaching concerning righteousness.

Williams New Testament

For everyone who uses milk alone is inexperienced in the message of right-doing; he is only an infant.

World English Bible

For everyone who lives on milk is not experienced in the word of righteousness, for he is a baby.

Worrell New Testament

for every one who partakes of milk is inexperienced in the word of righteousness, for he is a babe;

Worsley New Testament

For every one that wanteth milk, is unacquainted with the doctrine of justification; for he is an infant:

Youngs Literal Translation

for every one who is partaking of milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness -- for he is an infant,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

μετέχω 
metecho 
Usage: 8

γάλα 
Gala 
Usage: 5

ἄπειρος 
Apeiros 
Usage: 1

in the word
λόγος 
Logos 
Usage: 256

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

he is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

References

Context Readings

Advanced Teaching Hindered By Immaturity

12 And this too, although you ought by this time to be teaching others, you are still needing some one to teach you the very rudiments of divine revelation. You need milk, not solid food. 13 For every one who feeds on milk is inexperienced in the word of righteousness. He is still an infant. 14 But solid food is for adults, that is, for those who by constant practise have their faculties trained to discriminate between good and evil.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brothers, do not become children in understanding; be babes in malice, but in understanding become mature men.

1 Peter 2:2

Like new-born babes long for the pure spiritual milk to make you grow up into salvation;

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus answered and said: "I praise thee, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hidden these things from the wise and wary, and hast revealed them to the children.

Mark 10:15

I tell you true that unless a man receives the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not even enter it."

Romans 1:17-18

FOR IN IT IS BEING REVEALED A RIGHTEOUSNESS WHICH PROCEEDS FROM GOD, FROM FAITH UNTO FAITH; AS IT IS WRITTEN.

Romans 10:5-6

For Moses writes concerning the righteousness of the Law, saying, The man that doeth it shall live by it.

1 Corinthians 13:11

When I was a child I spoke like a child, felt like a child, thought like a child; now that I am become a man, I have done with childish things.

2 Corinthians 3:9

For if the ministry of condemnation had glory, far more is the ministry of righteousness radiant in glory.

Ephesians 4:14

So we shall no longer be children, tossed up and down, and blown about by every wind of teaching, tricked by the craft of men in the snares of misleading error;

2 Timothy 3:16

Every Scripture, seeing that it is God-breathed, is also profitable for teaching, for refutation, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

1 Corinthians 3:1

As for me, brothers, I could not talk to you as spiritual men, but as to creatures of flesh, mere babes in Christ.

Romans 2:20

an instructor of the foolish, a teacher of the young, because you have in the Law the form of knowledge and of the truth??ell then, you who are teaching others, do you ever teach yourself?



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